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5:45 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

You & The Law: Foreign bank accounts

Do you have a bank account outside the United States? On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney James Bandoblu talks about foreign accounts and foreign income.

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3:25 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Settlement reached in Wilson house explosion

The house explosion in July 2012 caused the death of 14-year-old Sarah Johnson.
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A settlement has reportedly been reached between NOCO Energy Corp. and the Johnson family, whose home in the Town of Wilson was destroyed by a fatal propane explosion in July of 2012.

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You and the Law
8:45 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

You and the Law: Starting your own company

There are always people who want to start their own businesses.  This was especially true in the wake of the Great Recession.  On this week's You and the Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond talks with attorney Diane Tiverson about the legal issues of starting your own company.

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You and the Law
8:33 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

You and the Law: Parental Support

A New Jersey teen left her family house and sued her parents to force them to pay her high school tuition and future college tuition.  On this week's edition of You and the Law attorney Ken Olena talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about when the courts can declare a child independent and still be supported by parents...or not supported.

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You and the Law
9:43 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

You and the Law: Child Support

One of the leading issues in poverty is single moms raising families. That led to legal requirements for child support from dads. John Aman is a child support magistrate in Erie County Family Court. On this week's edition of You and the Law, he talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about child support.

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You and the Law
8:32 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

You and the Law: Structured Settlements

Not all civil court cases where the plaintiff wins lead to a check being handed to the winner. Some lead to a structured settlement. On this week's edition of You and the Law, attorney Paul Isaac talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about those structured settlements.

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Federal Court Trial
7:23 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Union leader convicted on corruption charges

A union leader in Buffalo was convicted Friday on federal corruption charges.

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Legal
5:26 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

You & The Law: Intellectual property

This week edition of You & The Law examines the topic of  intellectual property.  WBFO'S Mike Desmond talks with attorney Josef Mejido about trademarks

WBFO'S Mike Desmond with You & The Law

Legal
5:45 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

You & The Law: Youth employment

For young people, that first job opens up a new world of paychecks, co-workers, and opportunities. This week, on a previously aired edition of You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with lawyer Lindy Korn about the risks associated with those new jobs.

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You and the Law
9:32 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

You & The Law: Abuse and neglect

Abuse and neglect and how it is handled in the legal world is the topic on this week's edition of You & The Law. WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with attorney  Jennifer Stergion about the issue and process.

You and the Law
5:55 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

You & The Law: NYS Scaffold Law

In New York State, one of the most discussed and most controversial section of labor law is called the Scaffold Law.  This week on You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with attorney David Adams to explore the meaning of the law.

WBFO's Mike Desmond on You & The Law.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

You & The Law: Auto accidents

When you have had a bad car accident, there are a lot of legal issues to consider. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Chris O'Brien talks about how to hire a lawyer to deal with a personal injury accident.

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Legal
5:44 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

You & The Law: Divorce issues

Divorces are seldom simple, but they can become entangled in numerous issues. On this week's You & The Law, attorney Barbara Sauer talks about some of the issues that can become involved.

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You and the Law
6:11 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

You and the Law: Bankruptcy

The country has been through years of financial turmoil.  On this week's edition of You and the Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond talks with attorney Denis Kitchen about bankruptcy.

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Legal
6:10 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

You & The Law: Landlord responsibilities

This is the time of year when tenants are concerned about heat in their apartments and may be complaining to their landlord about the temperature. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Joshua Dubs talks about heating issues between landlords and tenants.

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You and the Law
9:11 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

You and the Law: Family Court "help desk"

Many people come to Erie County Family Court for help without quite knowing what assistance is available.  On this week's edition of You and the Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond talks with attorney Natalie Stutz about the "help desk" inside Family Court to assist them.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

You & The Law: Elder abuse

Senior citizens are often society's most vulnerable population. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Sarah Duval talks about the problem of elder abuse.

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Legal
4:45 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Judge being added to Buffalo City Court

The number of judges presiding in Buffalo City Court is expanding by one.
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Buffalo is getting a new City Court judge, although that judge won't be on the bench for another year.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

You & The Law: Labeling alcohol

When new operators of wineries, distilleries or breweries start off, they're mostly concerned about the product they are selling. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Barbara Piazza says the label on the bottle is also important.

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Legal
5:38 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

You & The Law: Trademarks

Trademarks are the name of a new drug or a soft drink or any other consumer product. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Attorney Anne Downey talks about the ins and outs of trademarks.

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Legal
9:25 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Frosty grip: Winter Weather Advisory

Crews clearing sidewalks from snow and ice Friday morning on Parkside & Amherst Street near the Buffalo Zoo.
Credit WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

There's a winter weather advisory across the Western New York Region. 

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You and the Law
9:23 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

You and the Law: Pregnancy Discrimination

A high percentage of women of child-bearing age are in the workforce.  On this week's edition of You and the Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond talks with attorney Lindy Korn talks about pregnancy discrimination.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

You & The Law: Bail

Everyone has heard references to bail on TV and movies or when there is news coverage of a crime. On this week's edition of You & The Law, Buffalo City Court Judge Jeanette Ogden talks about who gets bail and how it's set.

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You and the Law
7:34 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

You and the Law: Car accident injuries

You may have been hurt in an auto accident, but were you hurt enough? On this week's edition of You and the Law, attorney Dennis Bischof talks with WBFO's Mike Desmond about the rules for suing under New York's auto insurance laws.

 

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You and the Law
9:18 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

You and the Law: Municipal Liability

Every year people slip and fall on bad sidewalks in Buffalo and some drivers have their cars damaged when they hit a pothole on a city street. On this week's edition of You and the Law, attorney Bryan Dolin talks about why it's hard to collect from the city when that happens.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

You & The Law: Mock trial

At some point in life, people decide they want to be lawyers. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Craig Bucki talks about mock trial, one of the ways young people get an idea whether they want, or don't want, to become lawyers.

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You and the Law
8:50 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

You and the Law: Protecting your intellectual property

People who write a book, invent a new product or write a song want to make sure their intellectual property is protected and potentially profitable for them.  On this week's edition of You and the Law, attorney Vincent LoTempio talks about those protections.

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Legal
7:35 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Pembroke judge facing state charges resigns

Credit townofpembroke.org

A Genesee County town justice has agreed to leave the bench and never to seek another judicial post.

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Legal
5:45 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

You & The Law: Town court

If a resident of Erie County winds up in court, it's very likely to be in one of the town courts across the county.

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Hoskins Sentencing
10:17 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Hoskins sentenced to three years probation, no jail time

Beth Hoskins talks with reporters following her sentence that spares her jail time.
Credit WBFO News photo by Mike Desmond

Beth Hoskins was sentenced in Aurora Town Court Thursday afternoon to three years probation, after being convicted on dozens of counts of animal cruelty for mistreating dozens of horses she owned

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